Lamar White, Jr.

Lamar White, Jr.
Lamar is the publisher and founder of the Bayou Brief; a native of Alexandria, Louisiana; a graduate of Alexandria Senior High School, Rice University in Houston, and SMU’s Dedman School of Law in Dallas, and an award-winning muckraker. He was the last person Andrew Breitbart ever insulted (and apologized to), and he’s responsible for breaking a series of national news stories about racism and political corruption in Texas, Mississippi, and his beloved Louisiana. He lives in Gert Town in New Orleans along with his vicious golden retrievers, Lucy Ana and Ruby Bridges.

An Exclusive Interview with Gen. Honore: “Houston Never Realized How Vulnerable It Was. They...

One thing is for certain: Russel Honore does not mind telling you why he's totally unimpressed, even if it means boot-stomping all over the self-aggrandizing talking points offered by city, county, and state elected officials on both sides of the political aisle.

In Houston, Hoping for a Unity That Is Not Forgetful

Just three weeks after the violence in Charlottesville, some claim that Hurricane Harvey has washed away racial division. But tragedy affords us a wider perspective, and acknowledging the full picture of inequality is an essential part of making progress toward decreasing it.

Deep in the Heart of Texas: Harvey Batters Houston, but Not Its Resolve

The most devastating natural disaster in Texas history isn’t over yet.

The Black and Gold Brief: Preseason

Nath debriefs the Saints.

If More Millennials Voted In New Orleans, They Wouldn’t Be “The Future.” They’d Be...

Young People have the power to change the New Orleans political system.

In Louisiana, Confederate Monuments Have No Place In Front of a Courthouse. Remove All...

These monuments don’t belong where people of all races go to seek justice, fairness and equality, because we all can agree that the Confederacy never stood for that.

Jason Kander Is Defiantly Optimistic

Democrats desperately need a new generation of leadership, and Jason Kander may be one of the best in the country to help motivate, recruit, and develop a bench.

Rigged: The Lies and Contradictions of Big Oil’s Campaign Against Protecting and Restoring Louisiana’s...

In Louisiana, the oil and gas industry sells two products: Energy and fear.

David Duke: Grandfather of the Alt-Right

How a racist teenager at LSU became the most influential white nationalist in the country and nearly the most powerful man in Louisiana.

The Fog of New Orleans Mayoral Race History

New Orleans politics is always interesting and entertaining, even when it’s appalling.